Cristiano Ronaldo arrived at the court smiling, admitted to tax fraud and left

Cristiano Ronaldo arrived at the Madrid court this Tuesday, at 9:40 a.m. (8:40 a.m. in mainland Portugal), smiling and next to his partner, Georgina Rodriguez. He left less than an hour later.

Cristiano Ronaldo appeared in court on Tuesday in relation to a fine of €18.8 million for tax fraud, to be heard at the Provincial Court of Madrid in a session beginning at 10:00 a.m. local time (9:00 a.m. GMT).

About one hour before Ronaldo's arrival, the National Police erected security barriers in order to guarantee his passage to the court entrance without any incidents. They had earlier rejected a request from the Portuguese footballer to enter through the garage in order to avoid the crowds.

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